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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
1039 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

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1039 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA AND
PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP OVER PORTIONS OF THE OUTLOOK
AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...MAINLY AFTER 4 PM. SOME
STORMS COULD BE STRONG OVER NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS...AS WELL AS
PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA...ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF A
LINE FROM ALMA...TO GRAND ISLAND AND OSCEOLA. THESE STRONGER
STORMS COULD PRODUCE HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF NICKELS...AND WINDS
TO NEAR 50 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...THUNDERSTORM CHANCES LINGER ACROSS THE
OUTLOOK AREA...BUT WITH THE HIGHEST CHANCES DURING THE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING HOURS BEFORE DIMINISHING FROM WEST TO EAST LATER
SUNDAY NIGHT. ALTHOUGH WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT
EXPECTED...A FEW STRONG TO MARGINALLY SEVERE STORMS CANNOT BE
RULED OUT IN PORTIONS OF THE OUTLOOK AREA MAINLY BETWEEN 3 PM AND
10 PM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HAIL TO AROUND QUARTER SIZE AND WIND
GUSTS TO AROUND 60 MPH.

AFTER A SHORT BREAK...THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN TO THE FORECAST
DURING THE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT TIME FRAME.
ALTHOUGH UNCERTAINTY REMAINS HIGH IN THE DETAILS AT THIS TIME
RANGE...THERE APPEARS TO BE AT LEAST A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE
STORMS PRIMARILY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

IN ADDITION...STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED
WEDNESDAY...WITH SUSTAINED SPEEDS ACROSS MOST OF THE OUTLOOK AREA
AVERAGING NEAR 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED LATE THIS AFTERNOON OR EVENING.
HOWEVER...SPOTTERS AND DISPATCHERS SHOULD REPORT ALL OCCURRENCES
OF HAIL TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HASTINGS.

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MORE INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB PAGE:
   HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/HASTINGS  (ALL LOWERCASE)

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HALBLAUB/BRYANT/PFANNKUCH




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